Villa Laurette

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Sleeps: 6 Bedrooms: 3 Bathrooms: 4


Pool Modern Ideal for Kids Walk to Beach All Bedrooms En-Suite


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Nestled amongst lush palm-trees and shrubbery, the three-bedroom Villa Laurette presents a luxuriously modern, beachfront getaway on the beautiful island of Barbados. Relax in style and comfort, as you escape the mundane and have yourself a fun-filled yet tranquil escape in one of the most picturesque places in the world!

Villa Laurette is an outstandingly unique place to call home whilst in Barbados. Traditional colonial architecture vamped up with use of stone-bricks, houses elegant and airy rooms, brought to life with light and cool colours throughout its finish. Modern design and décor help add to the contemporary ambience in the home and make lounging, relaxing or having fun feel that much more deluxe!

A turquoise theme, similar to the shade of the sea, runs throughout the house. The pillows of the same colour sit delightfully on sofas and cushioned seats, where you can gather together for lovely and intimate evenings, complemented by television and views and breezes from outside through patio doors. The kitchen, includes the same colour scheme, emboldening the pattern against the neutral stone-brick. Barbados offers tropical fruits and produce that has been blessed by the abundance of sunlight and enriching waters of the Atlantic Ocean, so make sure you make the most of your time here by preparing a feast in the kitchen. Fully-equipped you can prepare anything you want to produce an unforgettable meal! Just make sure they remember it for the right reasons!

Guests have the choice of three bedrooms across the villa, offering air-conditioning and en-suite bathrooms for your rest, relief and recovery throughout your stay! Bedrooms have been given ridiculous amounts of space, meaning there is even further seating and tables within each room, so you may find it hard to find a reason to leave the comfort of the quarters! The two bedrooms upstairs offer a King-size bed in one and twin singles in the other bedroom and the bedroom downstairs offers a King-size bed. Guests can keep fit in the exercise room upstairs or kick back with food and cocktails on sun-beds or the table and chairs on the balcony, overlooking the pool and providing awe-inspiring views of the sea!

The patio has been constructed with leisure in mind featuring a darling alfresco dining table and chairs as well as cushioned seating, under the shade of the roof and ceiling fans! As your barbecue feast is prepared in the outdoor grill and kitchenette area, sip cocktails from the solace of sun-loungers or enjoy splashing in the outdoor pool. After dining at the wet-bar, you can get right into the sea, as the villa sits on the beach!

Oliver Approved

What you should know…

  • Villa Laurette is made up of two-storeys and as a result, may not be suitable for those with mobility issues!
  • A friendly cat lives at the property but is not allowed inside the house

Property Features

Private Pool Wi-Fi/Internet Air-Con BBQ Safety Deposit Box Hairdryer All Bedrooms En-Suite Ground Floor Bed & Bath TV DVD Ceiling Fans Beachfront

The Villa
Villa Laurette is tucked away behind a tropical garden that leads onto a Gibbes beach. This is a really ideal villa for a group of friends or family who can’t live without a beach on their doorstep!

Ground Floor
- Living & dining area
- Fully equipped kitchen
- Utility room
- Bedroom with king-size bed and en-suite bathroom

First Floor
- Master bedroom with king-size bed and en-suite bathroom
- Bedroom with twin single beds and en-suite bathroom
- Sea view terrace

Exterior Grounds
- Private plunge swimming pool, with ladder access
- Barbecue
- Beach shower
- Outdoor dining & furniture
- Parasols
- Sun loungers

Additional Facilities
- Wi-Fi
- Air conditioning in bedrooms
- TV
- Hairdryers
- Iron & board
- Ceiling fans
- Safe
- Travel cot & highchair available on request for an additional charge


About the surrounding area of Villa Laurette
Walk to Beach Walk to Restaurant <1hr to Airport Watersports Golf Nearby Tennis Nearby Outstanding Landscapes Outdoor Pursuit & Activities Tourist Towns & Villages Scuba Diving Boat Trips
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Home to beaches you see on postcards, recipes from all corners of the globe, buzzing and quaint towns and villages and a nightlife to rival anywhere, Barbados ranks amongst the top destinations to visit across the world! Whether you want excitement or mellow moments, Barbados will ensure you can find an activity to suit your mood anywhere you find yourself on this enchanting island!

Situated in St Peter Parish, on the border of St James Parish, Villa Laurette rests on the western coast of Barbados, directly on the beach! Guests are free to get right into town and mingle with the laid-back Bajan people or dine and drink delightful meals and beverages as you shop, have fun and kick back!

Take a few steps from the villa to Gibbes Beach, a seaside spot that meets all the expectations you have of Caribbean coasts. Sugar-white grains of sand marry along the shore with crystal-clear, turquoise seas which shimmer in the sun, inviting guests to have a splash and swim! The little slice of paradise is well off the main road meaning you are free to enjoy a secluded spot of serenity with little activity on its shores and several vendors offer lounge chairs, umbrellas and refreshments to keep you comfy and satisfied all day long!

Try your hand at tennis or a spot of golf at nearby courses, where you can challenge your friends to competitions and games. And when you need something to munch, make sure you try the delicious recipes native to this island! A mix of African, Portuguese, Indian, Irish, Creole and British influences present the tastiest seafood, meats and vegetables across the cuisine. After wolfing down saltfish, cou-cou, chicken curries and so much more. Wash it down with delicious recipes including rum-punch and the nations favourite, Maubi drink!

Take a tour of several historic estates, which showcase the history of this island and the involvement of all the cultures that have played a part in the island's history. Head over to George Washington House or St Nicholas Abbey for a tour of historic plantations or head over to gardens, caves and gullies found across the land, for quiescent experiences with the natural beauty that surrounds you!

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Local Amenities
Nearest Airport Grantley Adams International Airport


Nearest Town/City Speightstown


Nearest Restaurant

(Walking Distance)

Nearest Bar/Pub

(Walking Distance)

Nearest Beach

(Walking Distance)

Nearest Golf Apes Hill Club


Nearest Tennis Advantage Tennis Services


About the Island & Getting There

About Barbados

At first glance you could be mistaken for thinking that Barbados is purely a beach holiday destination, but you're urged to reconsider this common belief. The island of Barbados is peppered with astonishing landscapes (both coastal and inland), enchanting locals, sublime cuisine, intriguing rums, fascinating wildlife, symbolic architecture and a selection of striking holiday villas.

Delve deep into the history of the island and start your holiday by visiting Sunbury Plantation House & Museum. This former plantation was built in 1660's and the premises are scattered with antiquities that delicately detail a recent history of Barbados. St. Nicholas Abbey also provides an insightful representation of Sugarcane production, Bajan artefacts and a wonderful observation point at Cherry Tree Hill. If you’re keen to visit one of the oldest Parliamentary buildings within the Commonwealth and appreciate the democratic legacy of Barbados, drop by The Parliament Buildings. This neo-gothic congress can be found in Bridgetown and act as a representation of Barbados’s Independence. There is so much history present throughout the island and as a result, Bridgetown and its Garrison has been declared a UNESCO World Heritage site, which the locals are very proud of.

Great efforts have been made to persevere the natural beauty of Barbados, so if you’re drawn to the exploration of National Parks and multicoloured gardens, it won’t take you long to realise that Barbados is a haven for such paradises! Within the Andromeda Botanic Gardens, Farley Hill National Park, Flower Forest, Hunte's Gardens and Welchman Hall Gully - visitors, and Botanist alike, will be lost for hours admiring these astonishing botanical parklands. Keep an eye out for the Dwarf Poinciana, or Peacock Flower…it’s the national flower of Barbados.

Bajan’s take their food very seriously! If you and your fellow travellers are enticed by the gastronomic aspect of holidaying, we believe you’ve selected the right island. With every aspect of cookery mastered; from pickling to freshly prepared dishes, sweet & savoury, fragrant & spicy and of course, the bountiful choice of seafood. Check out the food stalls in Paynes Bay Church – where vendors exhibit locally made dishes & street food that will scintillate the taste buds. At the end of every working week, locals and tourists both flock to Oistins, for 'Fish Fry Day'. This is a must for those who haven’t undergone the experience! The evening starts with barbecues and then ascends into a joyful party. This caps off a busy few days of work for locals as well as the 'strains' associated with serious holidaying.

Barbados is of course iconic for its Beaches & Rum…so why not bring them together? You will have to go out of your way not to be able to find a beach bar along the west coast of the island, as well as the countless Rum Shops. Yes, you’ve read correctly, Rum Shops! These small and locally run businesses embrace the Bajan spice of life, in liquid form. Very delicious! If you’re searching for something a little more special, take a trip to the east coast and visit Sand Dunes Bar and Restaurant at Windy Hill, for an unforgettable experience.

Barbados is a distinct and striking part of the Caribbean. It’s a great fit for all types of travellers, as the island really does have it all. For a little more information about this delightful island, check out our guide to a remarkable stay!

Prior to Booking

Please be aware that Barbados is an island nation that experiences weather patterns dictated by the Atlantic Ocean to the north of the island and the Caribbean Sea to the south of the island. This tropical rainforest climate results in the island experiencing a hurricane season, which usually occurs between June to November. When thinking about booking your holiday to Barbados Republic, please consult Foreign travel advice for more information.

Entry Requirements

Tourists who are British Citizens will not require a visa upon arrival and Departure Tax is included in most flight costs. Please check Entry Requirements before departure.

Local Public Holidays

21st January - Errol Barrow Day
28th April - National Heroes Day
1st May - Labour Day
10th June 2019 - Whit Monday
1st August - Emancipation Day
First Monday of August - Kadooment Day
30th November - Independence Day

Getting There

Barbados is served by Grantley Adams International Airport in Bridgetown.

From the US:
Direct flights are available from Charlotte, Miami and New York with AA, JetBlue and US Airways.

From the UK:
Direct flights are available from London on BA and Virgin Atlantic. Chartered flights are also available from several other UK airports.

Grantley Adams International Airport, Christ Church, Barbados:

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Best Suited For: All Ages
Ideal for Kids Ideal for Teens Ideal for Xmas/NY

Villa Laurette ensures that kids enjoy the elegance and tropical vibes that the home brings. Cosy and contemporary, several areas help for lounging and relaxation sessions, with the family or alone with a book and breath-taking views across the sea on the upper balcony and sun-beds. Wi-fi means that if you are bored with the television, you can surf your devices or upload your holiday snaps instantly! Two bedrooms with king-size beds and a room with twin singles make for the place of rest for families of up to six. All rooms en-suite and air-conditioned taking away the stress of sorting out who sleeps where.

To ensure that adults can unwind and chill-out with the sense of freedom only reserved for children, Villa Laurette provides a housekeeper, a maid and a chef, who serves three meals a day, so you can kick back and let go of your worries and stresses! Take this to the next level with lazy days on the sun-lounger with drinks or splash with the children in the outdoor pool!

Because you are situated just steps from the beach, spend a day of fun in the sun within walking distance. Quiet and affording enough room for families to have their own space, you can settle down on the softness of the sugary white grains of sand or hired sun-beds and deck chairs. Nearby several vendors offer refreshments to keep everybody satisfied and sorted. The sea here is as beautiful as it gets, with its surface temperatures similar to bath degrees and is gentle and calm, so everybody from the new-borns to the grandparents and even the non-swimmers can have a splash at its shores. Anybody who can swim has opportunities to snorkel in the amazing waters and witness the gorgeous coral reef that surrounds the island, as well as marine animals. If you are patient and lucky enough you may even get to glimpse a rare sea turtle! Older teens and adults can scuba -dive to truly get up close and personal with the scenes beneath the waves or try to hang on as they jet-ski and water-ski across the Atlantic Ocean!

Restaurants and bars will keep you and the kids satisfied, serving both native dishes and international cuisines across the coast and in the town! You can purchase souvenirs and goods to take back from Barbados with you or groceries to prepare and store in the villa. Treat children to the wonders of nature in limestone caves, gardens and plantation houses and boat tours!

Baby and Toddler Equipment

  • Cot(s)
  • High Chair(s)

Kids Activities Close-by

  • Beach Nearby
  • Walk to Beach
  • Walk to Restaurant
  • <1hr to Airport
  • Watersports
  • Tennis Nearby
  • Outdoor Pursuit & Activities
  • Tourist Towns & Villages

Onsite Facilities

  • DVD
  • Beachfront


Oliver's Extras

  • Housekeeping Included (6 days per week)
  • Cook service included Prepares 3 meals per day, groceries charged additionally
  • Security Guard

At Oliver’s Travels we pride ourselves on going that little bit further for our guests. From private chefs to babysitters we can help you arrange those little extras that make it a truly memorable holiday. Simply fill in the concierge request form or contact the Oliver’s Concierge Team who will be happy to help. We can typically help you arrange any of the following:

- Maid service/extra cleaning
- Private chef/cook/catering
- Welcome hamper/pre-stocked fridge
- Local day-trips or tours
- Airport pick-up/drop-off
- Babysitting/childcare services

Simply fill in the concierge request form or contact the Oliver’s Concierge Team.

Please note that all extras are subject to availability and must be requested in advance of the holiday (prices on request). Due to some rural/remote locations, not all services will be available at all properties. However, we will always do our best to fulfil your requests!

Terms & Conditions

These terms and conditions may be amended from time to time.

Security deposit £2,000 charged to the client's credit card as a pre-authorisation at least 2 weeks prior to arrival and refunded two weeks after departure, subject to a full inspection.
Arrival time 4pm
Departure time 10am
Energy costs included? Yes,included in the rental price
Linen & towels included? Yes, included in the rental price
End of stay cleaning included? Yes, included in the rental price
Tax Please note that 10% shared economy levy and 1.5% service charge have been included in the rental rates.
Changeover day Flexible
Minimum stay 7 nights increasing to 14 nights during Christmas and/or New Year
Internet access? Yes, Wi-Fi is included in the rental price
Pets welcome? No pets
Smoking Allowed? No smoking
Insurance It is recommended that all guests take out insurance to cover against potential cancellation and any accidental damage caused during your stay at the property.
Other Ts and Cs Please note that the beachfront at Villa Laurette may change its shape and size from day to day, week to week and month to month. This is due to seasonal waves, currents and tides. Every effort has been made to depict the beach in front of this property, but temporary changes may occur.

Villa Conditions
- Please note that a 50% Deposit may be required for any bookings travelling between mid December and mid January.

Rental Rates

Please note: All rates below are subject to 12.5% Shared Economy Levy & Service Charge

Prices based on an occupancy of 6 people:

Rental period Weekly
Feb 22nd 2024 - Apr 16th 2024 £12,351
Apr 16th 2024 - Dec 15th 2024 £7,320
Dec 15th 2024 - Dec 19th 2024 £12,351
Dec 19th 2024 - Jan 10th 2025 £17,688
Jan 10th 2025 - Aug 25th 2025 £12,351

Prices based on an occupancy of 6 people:

Rental period Weekly
Feb 22nd 2024 - Apr 16th 2024 €13,416
Apr 16th 2024 - Dec 15th 2024 €7,950
Dec 15th 2024 - Dec 19th 2024 €13,416
Dec 19th 2024 - Jan 10th 2025 €19,213
Jan 10th 2025 - Aug 25th 2025 €13,416

Prices based on an occupancy of 6 people:

Rental period Weekly
Feb 22nd 2024 - Apr 16th 2024 $14,530
Apr 16th 2024 - Dec 15th 2024 $8,610
Dec 15th 2024 - Dec 19th 2024 $14,530
Dec 19th 2024 - Jan 10th 2025 $20,808
Jan 10th 2025 - Aug 25th 2025 $14,530

Please note that these prices/rates are a guide only and may not be correct at the current date. For an accurate quote, please enquire.

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